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Olive Leaf Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Olive Leaf Benefits.

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Getting Your Greens

When Martha Stewart was doing hard time, there were reports that she voluntarily pulled up weeds outside in the prison yard each day. Was she just trying to get out early for good behavior? Not quite. Martha was actually taking an unconventional appr...  Read more

Dining Out: Greek & Middle Eastern Cuisines

Characteristics: There’s more to Greek food than gyros, baklava and Greek salads. Many dishes include low-fat dips, but many desserts and pastries are loaded with fat. Overall, this is generally a healthy way to eat; even the higher calor...  Read more

Spinach: Popeye's Favorite

Your mother always told you to eat your vegetables. We’ve all seen what Popeye can do given a little spinach. Well it’s all true! Vegetables are an imperative part of a healthy diet. Specifically, spinach has some amazing benefits. S...  Read more

What to Eat This Summer

No one wants to spend hours planning menus, making countless trips to the grocery store and slaving in the kitchen, only to endure dull and tasteless food. If you want to eat healthy, home-cooked meals without all the fuss, try a seasonal pantry make...  Read more

Choose Olive Oil as a Healthy Alternative

Would you be surprised to learn that you CAN feel good about fat in your food? Here’s a refresher on one source of fat – olive oil – the healthier oil of all oils and the natural juice of the olive fruit. Its most talked about benef...  Read more

Hey everyone! I am turning a new leaf. Time to mak
Updated 4/27/2016 10:38:42 PM

Hey everyone! I am turning a new leaf. Time to make better decisions!! I love recipes if you have a favorite with chicken or fish I'd love to hear! I will be more than happy to share too:)...  Read more

if I'm cooking fish and olive oil how do I count t
Updated 4/27/2016 6:07:03 PM

if I'm cooking fish and olive oil how do I count the right amount of calories? Thank you...  Read more

Drinking over 60 ounces of water per day is a challenge! If I add fresh mint leaves to my water bot
Updated 4/26/2016 2:48:26 PM

Drinking over 60 ounces of water per day is a challenge! If I add fresh mint leaves to my water bottle, I drink more while I'm out biking. What low calorie, minimally processed, no sugar added things have you added to help the water go down? :)...  Read more

So the slim fast diet just leaves me hungry and fe
Updated 4/26/2016 12:55:04 PM

So the slim fast diet just leaves me hungry and feeling tired I wanna continue it cuz it's easy but I'm thinking of instead of the 100 calorie snacks having a protein bar in place it's more calories but I would think it's good calories thoughts?...  Read more

I just made some really tasty potatoes cut into fries. I put them in the oven with a little olive oi
Updated 4/23/2016 7:36:12 PM

I just made some really tasty potatoes cut into fries. I put them in the oven with a little olive oil, salt, pepper and rosemary. They were so good. I think I have a new favorite snack. :)...  Read more

Red Lentils..Cheap and Easy

Cheap and rich in potassium, iron and B1. One cup has 16 grams of protein and 9 grams of fiber and only 230 calories.Easy.... take 1 cup of lentils, 2 cups of water, 1 bay leaf, 1 clove of garlic. Simmer 8-10 minutes remove the bay leaf and garlic a...  Read more

Less calories , same oil

In order to benefit from Olive oil and not get as many calories:Use 2Tb spoon of olive oil together with lemon juice as a salad dressing, Whenever you need to use oil, spray it ;...  Read more

Getting Healthy in Our 20's

This group is for people in their twenties who are trying to turn over a new leaf and get healthy. We are doing this to feel better and to be better role models for our friends and families....  Read more

Easy Tips for Getting More Veggies and Whole Grains on the Table

Editor's Note: I met Nicki Sizemore while we were working on some new videos for the site earlier this summer. She's a new culinary instructor and food stylist and writer who's also a new mom. Nicki is passionate about healthy living--her...  Read more

Chef Meg's Eggs Nested in Spicy Tomato Sauce

Nestle eggs into a spicy tomato sauce and bake them for a light and easy supper. Serve over pasta or with crusty whole-wheat bread for dipping. Minutes to Prepare: 10Minutes to Cook: 20Number of Servings:
 4 ...  Read more